Popular Music Genres: An Introduction

1st Edition

Stuart Borthwick, Ron Moy

Routledge
Published November 9, 2004
Reference - 246 Pages
ISBN 9780415973694 - CAT# RT4612

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Summary

An accessible introduction to the study of popular music, this book takes a schematic approach to a range of popular music genres, and examines them in terms of their antecedents, histories, visual aesthetics, and sociopolitical contexts. Within this interdisciplinary and genre-based focus, readers will gain insights into the relationships between popular music, cultural history, economics, politics, iconography, production techniques, technology, marketing, and musical structure.

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